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The El Paso-Gridley High School girls basketball team got a view of the future and the present as senior Amanda Kowalski and freshman Kindi Bullard both had double-doubles in the Titans' 51-34 win over Roanoke-Benson on Saturday at Washburn.

Roanoke-Benson fell to 5-4.

Kowalski had 17 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead El Paso-Gridley (7-3) and Bullard added 11 points and 16 rebounds.

A strong start helped the Titans to a 24-13 lead at halftime. EPG then went on a run to increase the lead to a 41-17 advantage after the third quarter.

Kayla Barnard scored 11 points for the Titans. Angela Oltman scored 11 points to pace Roanoke.

Olympia 57, Rantoul 46

Courtney Martin and Carrie Williams sparked the Spartans to a victory over Rantoul at Stanford. Martin led the team with 16 points and Williams added 15. Becca Johanson had six points and seven rebounds.

Olympia led 15-14 at the end of the half and continued to pull away, leading by five at halftime.

At Braidwood

Fieldcrest 43, Gardner 32: Alaina Sunken scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Fieldcrest to a win over Gardner in a first-round game of the Lady Comet Classic.

After a 13-13 first quarter score, the Bunnies (3-8) rallied to take a 23-17 lead at the half and then pulled away in the fourth quarter for the victory.

Reed-Custer 51, Iroquois West 35: Iroquois West could not stop host Reed-Custer in another tourney game.

Victoria Krones scored 14 points to lead the Comets (2-9), who fell behind 30-16 at the half and could not recover. Jenny Coronelli scored 12 points to lead Reed-Custer (6-1).

Reed Custer 48, Fieldcrest 18: Host Reed Custer opened a 15-4 lead after one quarter and never trailed. Alaina Sunken led Fieldcrest with four points.

Reed Custer 51, Iroquois West 35: Victoira Krones' 14 and Lauren Vaughn's 11 weren't enough for Iroquois West against the host school. The Comets trailed by just five at the end of the first quarter, but were outscored 14-5 in the second quarter.

At Riverton

Virden 51, Blue Ridge 24: Virden grabbed a 14-4 lead after the opening quarter and Blue Ridge was never able to rally in a game at the Riverton Shootout. Tarah Hite led Blue Ridge (0-9) with six points.


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